Seafood Expo Asia
4-6 September 2024
The Seafood Marketplace for Asia
Seafood Expo Asia is a trade event where buyers and suppliers of seafood from around the world come together to network and conduct business in the lucrative Asia markets.
Seafood Expo Asia producer Diversified Communications confirmed the exhibit hall of the 11th edition of the expo grew in its second year in Singapore, resulting in the largest edition of the event in its history.
Diversified confirmed that 362 exhibiting companies from 41 countries participated in the show over an exhibit space that was 86 percent larger than in 2022. Over the three days of the expo – which ran from 11 to 13 September… Read More
Fujian Qingliu Shoho Eel Industry, a subsidiary of C-J Global Group, is aiming to expand the market for its eel products beyond Japan.
The company farms eel in Qingshui County, in the Fujian Province of China, and has a headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. It sources its baby eels from Japan and from the U.S. state of Maine, raising them to market size at its farm.
Fujian Qingliu Shoho Eel Industry General Manager of Asia Wei Zhang told SeafoodSource… Read More
For two decades, Ron Risher has been a key figure in the Alaskan seafood industry, with experience at Icicle Seafoods and OBI Seafoods.
Risher’s knowledge of the Alaska market has led to him becoming a regular presence on the Global Seafood Market Conference’s salmon panel, where he annually provides updates on the U.S. state's salmon harvest and market.
Now, Risher is taking that knowledge to a new company in a new… Read More
Just over one year ago, Canada-based Cooke Inc. reached an agreement to purchase Australia-based aquaculture firm Tassal.
On 21 November, 2022, Cooke officially acquired the company, paying cash by way of a scheme with a total enterprise value of AUD 1.7 billion (USD 1.08 billion, EUR 1.03 billion). The purchase was the largest in Cooke's history and heralded the company’s entrance into the Australian market. It also took Tassal from… Read More
The release of treated wastewater from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station has some Japanese companies fearing the long-term impacts of the decision.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) had been planning to release the water for years, and regulatory authorities finally gave the go-ahead in August, offering assurance it would cause no harm to sea life or the ocean. Despite those assurances, purported concerns about… Read More
As Norway continues to work on expanding its market reach in Asia, representatives of the country's seafood industry have identified a potentially lucrative avenue for increasing sales.
A panel of seafood exports discussed the state of the seafood industry, consumer trends, and industry challenges in Asia during a workshop at Seafood Expo Asia – which ran from 11 to 13 September in Singapore. The panel, which included officials… Read More
Norwegian salmon brand Salma is making a renewed push into the Asian market after its initial efforts were delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Salma is a line of salmon products with unique packaging produced by Bremnes Seashore. Salma Export Director Johnny Haaberg told SeafoodSource during Seafood Expo Asia (SEA) – which ran from 11 to 13 September in Singapore – that the company has been selling salmon products such as whole… Read More
The seafood industry is already tapping into the power of AI-based tools, but according to ThisFish CEO and Cofounder Eric Enno Tamm, there’s even more potential for the technology to be used to improve processes.
Speaking during the conference program at Seafood Expo Asia – which ran from 11 to 13 September in Singapore – Tamm said AI has thus far primarily been deployed by the aquaculture sector.
“The rate of innovation… Read More
The sea urchin industry in Canada has always faced a seemingly insurmountable challenge: the limited shelf life of its product.
On the coast of British Columbia, Canada, giant red sea urchins offer a valuable roe, or uni, resource. The urchin’s larger size, the fishery’s sustainability, and the quality of the product have all helped the product gain a foothold in multiple markets.
Despite the product’s successes, Fraser… Read More
Chinese rainbow trout producer Shanghai Shanhaiji Supply Chain has begun to diversify its sales beyond its domestic market.
Founded in 2014, Shanghai Shanhaiji Supply Chain farms what's known locally as salmon-trout in Xinjiang province's Tianshan Mountains. The company touts the fact that its fish are raised in a freshwater reservoir fed by mountain streams.
“We’re raising rainbow trout because of the natural advantage of our… Read More